Tribal Government

SaginawChippewa Indian Tribe Council

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe Council is committed to providing information of interest to all its members, both on and off the reservation.

Our Tribal Council
( l to r:) Tim Davis (district 1),Ronnie Ekdahl, (Sgt. At Arms), Candace Benzinger (district 1), Kenny Sprague (district 1), Gayle Ruhl (Treasurer) ,Brent Jackson (Sub-Chief),Frank Cloutier (District #3/At-Large), Chief , Michelle Colwell (Secretary), Lindy Hunt (district 1),Amanda Oldman (district 1), Diana Grundahl (Tribal Chaplain) , Ron Nelson (district 2)

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Information Technology: Training
Information Technology: Training
The IT Technical Training Division is available to assist all associates within the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe's organization. Our goal is to support and aid associates with their job duties and help them understand and effectively utilize the Microsoft Office Products. We offer a variety of instructor led Microsoft Office training sessions, such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and Publisher. We also offer ongoing Keyboarding courses to increase your typing efficiency.

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A selection from the Ziibiwing Cultural Center
A Ziibiwing Center Collection
With the help of our contributors in 2007, the ZC Collections Committee acquired 1,483 artifacts that are beneficial to the cultural and spiritual well-being of the tribe.

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Human Resources

The Human Resources Office of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe handles all recruitment, application and job placement for individuals interested in seeking employment here. There are a wide variety of available opportunities. The tribe supports an array of activities similar to what you find in any municipality, including hotel and gaming enterprises, governmental services, and educational administration.

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Job Hotline
Employment Center

Live Webcast: Saganing 2 Percent Distribution
Published: 5/26/2017 9:00:00 AM - 2% Distributions

The Saganing distribution will take place at the Saganing Tribal Center located at 5447 Sturman Road, Standish, Michigan on Friday, May 26, 2017 at 2:00pm.
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Drums Out - Tonight 5/25/2017
Published: 5/25/2017 4:45:00 PM - 7th Generation Programs

Thursday Nights | 6 to 8 pm | 7th Generation Blue House
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Anishinaabe Environment & Culture Summer Camp
Published: 5/25/2017 4:00:00 PM - Planning

August 14 - 18, 2017 at the Ralph A MacMullan Conference Center (Higgins Lake). Applications are now available!
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Anishinaabemowin & Sacred Fire Lunch
Published: 5/25/2017 8:00:00 AM - 7th Generation Programs

May 25th, 2017 from 12PM to 1PM at 7th Generation Ceremonial Building. Learn the basics of Ojibwe Language with Anishinaabe Outreach Specialist Isabelle Osawamick.
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Holiday Service Reminder--One Day Service Delay
Published: 5/25/2017 8:00:00 AM - Public Relations

Street-side residential trash, recycling and yard waste collection will be delayed by one day the week of May 29.
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Live Webcast: Isabella County 2 Percent Distribution
Published: 5/24/2017 10:00:00 AM - 2% Distributions

The Isabella County distribution will take place on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 3:00pm in the Senior’s room of Tribal Operations located at 7070 E. Broadway, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan.
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Press Release: 2017 Spring 2 Percent Distribution
Published: 5/23/2017 11:00:00 AM - Public Relations

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe has scheduled their semi-annual 2% distribution, funds derived from Class III gaming, at its properties Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort and Saganing Eagles Landing Casino.
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2017 Elections Caucus Committee
Published: 5/23/2017 9:00:00 AM - Council

For Tribal Members interested in serving in the Caucus Committee for 2017Tribal Council Elections, the sign up will begin June I until June 21 by 5 pm.
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Fun In The Sun Cookout & Kickball Bash!
Published: 5/23/2017 9:00:00 AM - Anishnaabeg Child and Family Services

June 2, 2017 at the Broadway Park Pavilion, 2451 Nish-Na-Be-Anong Rd., Mt. Pleasant, MI
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Mark Your Calendar - American Indian Dance
Published: 5/22/2017 3:00:00 PM - Ziibiwing Cultural Center

Awaken your Spirit! Performances 12PM, 2PM, and 4PM
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Spring Feast
Thursday, April 6th
5:30 pm – 8 pm
Anishinaabemowin Sacred Fire Lunch
Thursday, April 13th & Thursday, April 27th
12 pm – 1 pm
SCTC Community Education Business Workshop
Wednesday, April 19th
12 pm – 1:20 pm
Tribal Community Activities May 2017
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  • Revenue Sharing

  • As of May 14, 2014, The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe has distributed $225,428,719.54 to local businesses and schools. (-More-)
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